mGAP Recommends that Seniors Install/Master 5 Critical Apps on their Smartphones

  1. Medical apps: There are a variety of medical apps that can be helpful for senior citizens, including ones that allow them to track their medications, schedule appointments, and access their medical records. Some examples include MyMedication, Medisafe, and WebMD.
  2. Communication apps: Communication apps such as Skype, WhatsApp, and FaceTime can help seniors stay in touch with friends and family, even if they are unable to leave their home.
  3. Navigation apps: Navigation apps such as Google Maps and Apple Maps can help seniors get around, especially if their driving skills are a little rusty. These apps provide turn-by-turn directions, as well as information about public transportation options.
  4. Personal safety apps: Personal safety apps such as Life360 and bSafe can provide seniors with added peace of mind by allowing them to share their location with friends and family, and alerting designated contacts in case of an emergency.
  5. Entertainment apps: Entertainment apps such as Netflix, Hulu, and Spotify can provide seniors with access to a wide range of movies, TV shows, and music, helping them stay engaged and active.